Minor in Theater Arts

APU’s theater arts minor produces interdisciplinary theater artists skilled in professional production techniques.

18 units


Core Courses
THTR 110Introduction to Acting 13
THTR 210Fundamentals of Stagecraft3
THTR 225History of Theater to the Nineteenth Century 23
or THTR 226 History of Theater: 19th Century to the Present
Select three of the following:9
Theatrical Lighting and Sound
Theatrical Makeup
Introduction to Stage Management
Theater Education, K-12
Theater for Social Change 3
Writing 3: Playwriting 4
Dramatic Theory and Criticism
Total Units18

Meets the General Education Humanities: Fine Arts requirement.


THTR 225 meets the General Education Intercultural Competence requirement. 


Meets the General Education Civic Knowledge and Engagement requirement.


Meets the General Education Writing 3 requirement.  

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
  1. Integrate technique and skills needed to become an interdisciplinary theater artist.
  2. Apply professional production techniques.
  3. Evaluate the historical development of theater as an art.
  4. Apply analytical approaches to drama.
  5. Identify the contribution and impact of Christian faith and practice in the theatrical arts.